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Don’t You Know You’re Going to Shock the Monkey ?

As much as I like to keep a hopeful and optimistic attitude when I begin a new year, this one has me a bit concerned. If I look to follow Chinese New Year traditions and lore, this could be a … Continue reading

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Mr. Grinch for Christmas ?

Sing along, anyone ? – The Castle Lady http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwHqhTr2URI You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. You’re as cuddly as a cactus, You’re as charming as an eel. Mr. Gr-inch. You’re a bad banana With a … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown’s Turning Fifty !

Perhaps this should come as no surprise to those who grew up with him but for most of the world it’s impossible to believe that such a young-looking chap like him should be pushing mid-life without the crisis. His childhood … Continue reading

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At Easter time it’s all about…

The Lamb of God Your only Son No sin to hide But You have sent Him, From Your side To walk upon this guilty sod And to become the Lamb of God Your gift of Love They crucified They laughed … Continue reading

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Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal

     These lyrics were originally a poem written by Alfred Lord Tennyson published in 1847 in his collection titled, The Princess: A Medley. I first heard this as a song in Mychael Danna’s version in the film Vanity Fair which … Continue reading

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deora ar mo chroi

(tears on my heart)         Ba dheas an la` go oiche Na glo’rtha binne i mo thaobh ‘S aoibhneas i gach a’it gan gruaim Athas ar mo chroi go deo He a ro He a o ro   Ma shiu’laim o’ na … Continue reading

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A Hunting Song

  By C.L. esq In the English Gentlemen’s Magazine for January 1747 there appeared the following: Hark the lively tun’d horn how melodious it sounds, To the musical notes of the merry mouth’d hounds. See, see where she goes, and … Continue reading

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Being Alive

     I first heard this song on a Barbara Streisand CD which is the last Broadway album she made. It really resonates for me ~ in more ways than one. I’m dedicating this to Doug Taylor who is a great and intuitive … Continue reading

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O Glad, Exulting, Culminating Song !

                                       A vigor more than earth’s is in thy notes… A reborn race appears- a perfect world, all joy !   Women and men in wisdom, innocence and health- all joy ! Riotous laughing bacchanals fill’d with joy !   … Continue reading

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Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau ~ Land of My Fathers

The following lyrics are from the most popular Welsh melody and is considered Wales National Anthem. The lyrics were written by Evan James (Ieuan ap Iago) who lived and died in the 19th century and the most favored arrangement of … Continue reading

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